jogging


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jogging

Running for enjoyment or to maintain physical fitness. In contrast to running, jogging is not a competitive exercise and is performed at a submaximal intensity.

jogging

Slow running conducted within the limits of the subject's ability to supply oxygen to the muscles for an indefinite period. Regular jogging increases the capacity for exertion, lowers blood pressure, improves the function and performance of the heart and may diminish the progress of arterial disease. Beginners should build up distance very gradually and should be equipped with suitable footwear.
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Jogging can help in reducing depression, anxiety, and stress.
The results suggest that the "optimal dose of jogging is light, and strenuous joggers and sedentary non-joggers have similar mortality rates," said Jacob Louis Marott, a researcher for the Copenhagen City Heart Study and a co-author of the study.
If your goal is to decrease risk of "If your goal is to decrease risk of death and improve life expectancy, jogging a few times a week at a moderate pace is a good strategy.
The U-shaped association between jogging and mortality suggests there may be an upper limit for exercise dosing that is optimal for health benefits," Schnohr said.
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Bowerman, who died in 1999, never did any chest-beating about being the midwife for American jogging.
We can say with certainty that regular jogging increases longevity," said lead researcher Peter Schnohr, MD.
Danish heart expert Dr Peter Schnohr, who led the study of almost 2,000 male and female joggers, said: "The results of our research allow us to definitively answer the question of whether jogging is good for your health.
The results of our research allow us to definitively answer the question of whether jogging is good for your health," said Schnohr, who is chief cardiologist of the Copenhagen City Heart Study.
Adela Shephard, from University Hospital, said: "The Jingle Jog is a great start to the Christmas season - it's fun to see so many Santas walking, jogging or running the 5km route around the park.
FORMER Kildare footballer Willie McCreery is looking forward to jogging a couple of laps of Naas racecourse as part of the inaugural Jog For Jockeys a week today.
My husband says jogging is better (he jogs and l walk).